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If we are voting, I really don't like the name. It's got to have Meta or Filter in it, if you ask me, and I realize you didn't. [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by theora55, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, wenestvedt, Big_B, polychora, Hadroed, Too-Ticky, desjardins
MetaTalk comment - 3 ½ hours ago

I am against the idea of bifurcated threads because of the same reason I am against threaded comments and doubles. The ethos of MeFi is that we are having one conversation about each thing, as a group, no matter how unwieldy or difficult that... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by DevilsAdvocate, troika, Ivan Fyodorovich
MetaTalk comment - 7 hours ago

Probably the place to discuss the interplay between the books and the show is in the (hypothetical, at this point) threads for the books. If you can't easily separate the books from the show in your mind, the discussion of the TV show currently going... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Sara C.
MetaTalk comment - 9 hours ago

C'mon, guy. Tighten up those margins and the line spacing and fit it on one page. Sheesh. If that dangling line on page two is the mark of a Harvard Man these days, I'll pass.... [more]
favorited 21 times, recently by the cydonian, joseph conrad is fully awesome, Evilspork, Kokopuff, jlbartosa
MeFi comment - More than 18 hours ago

IF ANYBODY STARTS TALKING ABOUT WHETHER LUCY PULLS THE FOOTBALL AWAY THIS TIME YOU GUYS WILL HAVE RUINED IT FOR ME. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by ZeusHumms, Sara C.
MetaTalk comment - Yesterday

Also, I can't believe I'm going to be on vacation for the next two weeks away from TV and the Internet starting on Sunday. Poor timing for me. stavrosthewonderchicken: "It's the worst possible news for me. I have a very strong feeling it's... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by stavrosthewonderchicken
MetaTalk comment - Yesterday

as a proposal for compromise, would the two of you be ok with imagining that hillary clinton or michelle obama was watching you? O.O I was going to suggest a specific person he knows but you do not as a compromise, but maybe the First... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by 168
Ask MeFi comment - Yesterday

I know supporting userscripts isn't necessarily a priority, but when I tried to use MeFiQuote in a FanFare thread it replaced the name of the commenter I was quoting with a "%n", FWIW.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by ocherdraco
MetaTalk comment - Yesterday

Our current situation: we both decided to work on this relationship, we buried ourselves in self-help books and our communication is improved well, and we don’t fight anymore. This is a major achievement, and both of you should be proud,... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by thischarmingirl, wyzewoman, jbenben, DingoMutt, foodmapper, Cheese Monster, biggreenplant
Ask MeFi comment - Yesterday

The Underpants Monster: "Yeah, he came home with the lid a few days later." Genius. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by The Underpants Monster
MeFi comment - Yesterday

Twenty years ago we had Steve Jobs, Johnny Music and Bob Projects... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Phire, oceanjesse, porn in the woods, MCMikeNamara, Gordafarin, Potomac Avenue
MetaTalk comment - Yesterday

Jon Bois SB Nation RSS Feed [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by drezdn
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

If you needed another reason to love Jon Bois. I'm doing my homunculus impression in this thread. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by drezdn
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

dreamphone: My husband, however, thinks I shouldn't spoil the "Luke, I Am Your Father" moment and suggested I skip over it. I wondered if someone else might tell them anyway but he claims it's a kind of as-sacred-as-Santa secret that... [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by mitschlag
Ask MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Rihanna -- "Man Down" [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by seesom, rdnnyc
Ask MeFi comment - 4 days ago

I understand maybe 40% of the words in this post, and I still desperately wish I could take part, but alas, I am super busy this weekend. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Bwithh, MCMikeNamara
MetaTalk comment - 5 days ago

Here it is! Trac Ball! You can still buy it on Amazon. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by JoeZydeco, Sphinx
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Fitz and the Tantrums are not exactly right for what you are looking for, but they are not wrong either. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by marsha56, MexicanYenta
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

I believe you just had an epiphany. [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by Happy Dave, sudama, methinks, stenseng, klangklangston, Queen of Spreadable Fats, winterportage, wwax, pazazygeek
Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

I'm a Dad, and not a penny pincher, but I can tell you that I would much rather have a picture frame that my daughter made out of painted macaroni and styrofoam stickers than a sterling silver one from Tiffany's. Even something as simple as a box of... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by MexicanYenta, Margalo Epps, The corpse in the library, glasseyes, kestralwing, LuckySeven~
Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Yes, it is very likely she was in a great deal of pain, and when dogs are in pain, they can lash out at whomever is nearby. My dog, growing up, bit my stepfather (her favorite person in the world) quite severely when she was hit by a car and he went... [more]
favorited 16 times, recently by themanwho
Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Shebear: Anyone know what happened with these guys? Did they speak to each other? Here's a first hand report. [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by goshling, itwasyou, fook, Purposeful Grimace, nikitabot, OHenryPacey, daq, orme, zombieflanders, Fizz, bookish
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

valkane: They should change their name to the Cleveland Ballers. I know you joke, but they have an amazingly kick-ass historical name to revert to, should they choose. I predict they change their name within the next 10 years.... [more]
favorited 19 times, recently by polychora, Bugbread, smartyboots, MrBobaFett, luckynerd, rouftop, stupidsexyFlanders, cjelli, Fizz, Kabanos, Smart Dalek, Pendragon, haltingproblemsolved, ZeusHumms, saturday_morning, komara, valkane, Potomac Avenue, Greg Nog
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

That story about his bike tire had me crying with laughter. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by imabanana
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Time to sell off my Roche shares, then. Time was yesterday, really. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Renoroc, Purposeful Grimace, klangklangston, yerfatma, Lentrohamsanin
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Wheeeeeeee! [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by billiebee, comradechu, malocchio
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

The takeoffs remind me of the feeling of driving along in a car with your hand out the window, parallel to the road, and then you tilt the leading edge of your hand up... just... a... bit and FOOM, your hand gets whipped up and back by the wind.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by bowmaniac
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Yeah, I don't care if they said, "We aren't hiring someone, and even if we were, we wouldn't hire you, but we'd like you to come interview so we can laugh at how your socks don't match your pocket square." You STILL go for the interview and... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by peacheater, Lesser Shrew, haltingproblemsolved, Area Man
Ask MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Quite lovely. Simblet's illustrations are breathtaking. The combination of themes of Britishness, forestry and respectful replacement means I can't help but think of the story of New College, Oxford's oaken beams.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Harald74
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Hope the refs trip, fall down a flight of stairs, and break their hips later on tonight. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by drezdn
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

I always assumed "vegetable oil" meant "not olive oil". [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by tomboko
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

en forme de poire: I'm #5! I'm #5! (waves foam finger) Foam hand, presumably. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by en forme de poire
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

UConn's 1959 logo might be the derpiest derp that ever derped (scroll down). [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by fluffy battle kitten, MCMikeNamara
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

Your vet is always going to suggest diagnostics and further treatment because they are professionally obligated to -- it's good practice to give clients every possible option so that they can make informed choices about future treatment. If you make... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Ufez Jones
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

At this point, theoretically, it's actually quite simple. 1. He expressed his feelings 2. You politely but clearly told him that you do not reciprocate 3. He expressed regret for expressing his feelings The only decision you have to make is... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by forforf
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

sio42: someone posted a thing on fb the other day that said ben and jerry's, when they started, had a rule that the highest paid employee (even ceo) could not make more than 15 times (or something) the lowest paid employee. the lowest paid... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by filthy light thief, spacewaitress, dogwalker, [insert clever name here], The corpse in the library, davemee
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

Deep in his slumber, one night a man had a very real, yet surreal dream. He dreamt that he was walking along the beach with chaz. As he looked up at the sky, he saw all the comments of his life flash by, along with two sets of parentheses: one set... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by holyrood, Flashman, the quidnunc kid
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

I still think the least socially objectionable stance is that you totally recognized him, you just had a brain fart when you said nice to meet you. Depending on your ensuing conversation, that may not be defensible, but if you didn't talk about your... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by jbenben
Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

TEACH THE CHAZTROVERSY [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by klangklangston, bakerina, mosk, likeatoaster, ursus_comiter, BlueJae, winna, fungible, dejah420, Flashman, the quidnunc kid, riverlife
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

This sounds a lot a lot like depression to me. Have you considered your mental health apart from the SAD? [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by muddgirl
Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

kyrademon: I will read neither the original article, the article on the article, the comments on either article, nor the comments about the comments on the articles. I don't understand the question, and I won't respond to it.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by winna
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

Or are they just attempted facsimiles of photographs? It immediately jumped out at me that he is working from photographs. It's not a crime, I've done it myself, but it's an artistic crutch, as the transition from 3-dimensional reality to... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Bwithh, John Cohen
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

soundguy99: [citation needed.] Binns, A. E. "Is It A Grand Gesture..." Ask Metafilter. vol 140517. 12 Dec, 2009. MetaFilter Industries, Inc: Portland, Ore.... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by Meatbomb, Superplin, variella, billiebee, Nanukthedog, nicodine, the latin mouse, beryllium, soundguy99
MetaTalk comment - 10 days ago

Growing up in Boston, I am very familiar with the "New England" style of pizza they reference near the end there, and boy howdy is it generally horrible. I'd rather go to Papa Gino's than $TOWN House of Pizza and get that greasy, spongy... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by chaz
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Or maybe I am not over the crush like I thought I was and am acting like a jealous lover? I think yes, maybe some of this, but it shouldn't be impossible for you to say, on the occasion of the next time A invites you to tag along as A hangs... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by misozaki, ldthomps, PuppetMcSockerson, Ruthless Bunny
Ask MeFi comment - 11 days ago

MONK #1: but like what was Jesus really like? MONK #2: idk, but pretty sure he was a hippie with a parrot. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by mrbigmuscles
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Everybody? Everybody!
favorited 52 times, recently by grefo, chainsofreedom
MeFi post - 11 days ago

And then serve in a commemorative tote bag full of chili! [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by en forme de poire, EmpressCallipygos, saul wright, PenDevil, GenjiandProust
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Also, I'm amused at thinking about how furious Duke is at being lumped in with "as well as Duke and some other safety schools" instead of being in the Ivy Club.... [more]
favorited 36 times, recently by magstheaxe, beignet, allthinky, misha, lollymccatburglar, hought20, likeatoaster
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Slap*Happy: I mean, they have sing-a-long showings of the movie, where the audience belts it out in time with the movie - and in unironic, unapologetically sincere glee. When's the last time that happened? The follow-the-bouncing-ball cartoon... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Fig, junques, Stacey, chavenet, town of cats, Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish
MeFi comment - 13 days ago

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